Location Profile

Rockland, Maine

Facility Type
Skilled Nursing Facility
Facility Location
Rockland, Maine
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Rockland, Maine. Specializing in several forms of care, the facility is part of a prestigious healthcare organization. Service options include long-term care, memory loss care, physical therapy, hospice, and other vital needs with all care delivered by compassionate skilled professionals.

Community Overview

Home of the world-famous Maine Lobster Festival, Rockland is a vibrant town on the Penobscot Bay and located in Midcoast Maine. It’s known for its safety, food scene, art museums, and charming harbor. Popular with tourists, Rockland is a destination for anyone who loves being by the water. Its most famous for its Maine Lobster Festival, a 5-day summer event with music, a parade, arts and crafts, cooking contests, a pageant, and all of the lobster you can eat. There’s also an assortment of children’s events.

Learn more about Rockland at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Rockland’s public schools are administered by the Regional School Unit 13 (RSU 13). The district contains 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. Students in the district have a low student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1, making for a good environment where students receive the attention they need to flourish. RSU 13 offers a curriculum that challenges students to prepare them for the workplace and higher education. The district’s high school Oceanside High is an excellent example of this. Ranked 28th in the state by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools, it offers Advanced Placement class, dual enrollment, and a number of extracurricular activities. There are also 3 private schools in Rockland.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

The shopping in Rockland is situated on the waterfront. Spending the day browsing shops as light breezes waft from the water makes for an enjoyable shopping experience. There are several locally-owned shops specializing in a variety of merchandise. From gifts to jewelry to souvenirs, it’s easy to find just what you want. Browse for delicious chocolate goods, candles, home decor, art, and clothing in this vibrant town. Grocery shopping in Rockland includes Shaw’s, Hannaford Supermarket, and Good Tern Natural Foods Store.

Rockland has something to indulge in every curiosity and passion. Visit the Center for Maine Contemporary Art to see provoking and interesting exhibits that change throughout the year. The museum also features programming and free art classes monthly for all ages. The city includes The Farnsworth Art Museum, a 20,000-square-foot house that celebrates Maine’s contribution to American art. Their collection includes exquisite sculptures by Louise Nevelson, Wyeths, art by Edward Hopper and the Wyeths alongside other artists. The Strand Theatre is a historic theatre that dates back to 1923 and is a treasured landmark of the area. With a changing calendar of live performances, HD theatre screenings, and movies, the Strand offers plenty of entertainment options, including a family program series.

There are several museums in Rockland that are great for all ages. The Sail Power & Steam Museum is an active maritime museum with hands-on and interactive exhibits about boats, ships, and steam-driven vessels. The Maine Lighthouse Museum  includes one of the largest collections of artifacts for U.S. naval history, lighthouses, and life-saving in the country. Visiting the Project Puffin Visitor Center will let you learn all about the bird species the puffin, see real-time video of puffins, view exhibits, and understand how they live. The Coastal Children’s Museum is a hands-on interactive space for children. The museum’s exhibits include a book library, a maker space, puppet theatre and programs to enjoy.

There are several wonderful recreational opportunities in the area. Rockland and the surrounding area have over 50 lakes and ponds just perfect for fishing. About 17 minutes away from Rockland is the Camden Snow Bowl, a venue that offers skiing, tobogganing, snowshoeing, and other winter activities. More skiing and snowshoeing can be found at the nearby parks like Camden Hills State Park. In warmer months, you can book a boat tour on a Windjammer or try a sailing exhibition. Johnson Memorial Park is a local park with a freshwater beach for swimming and picnicking. You’ll also find several playgrounds in Rockland. There’s even state ferry service from Rockland to nearby islands like Matinicus, North Haven and Vinalhaven, so you can explore these Maine islands.

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Crime Rate

Rockland is one of the safest cities in the country and has a crime rate that’s 12% lower than the national average. The city is safer than 55% of the country and crime has actually decreased by 13% over the last year. The state of Maine is the safest state in the United States.

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